The Law of Damages (Butterworths Common Law Series)

The Law of Damages (Butterworths Common Law Series) by Professor Andrew Tettenborn, David Wilby, David Bennett

Title: The Law of Damages (Butterworths Common Law Series)
Author: Professor Andrew Tettenborn, David Wilby, David Bennett
ISBN10: 1405751096
ISBN13: 978-1405751094
Publisher: Butterworths Law; 2nd edition edition (July 31, 2010)
Language: English
Subcategory: Rules & Procedures
Size PDF: 1506 kb
Size Fb2: 1598 kb
Rating: 4.9/5
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Pages: 192 pages
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The Law of Damages (Butterworths Common Law Series) by Professor Andrew Tettenborn, David Wilby, David Bennett


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This second edition is an essential text on the Law of Damages, providing a comprehensive and authoritative account of the legal principles to be applied in assessing damages. It examines the current law and also highlights areas for possible future development. The text covers all the key areas and general principles of damages making it an essential text for both practitioners and academics. Written by leading academics and QCs, this essential text on the Law of Damages provides a comprehensive and authoritative account of the legal principles to be applied in assessing damages. It examines the current law and highlights areas for possible future development. Commentary has been extensively updated to include: * Two new chapters: Contracts for the Benefit of Third Parties and Penalties and Liquidated Damages * A detailed and incisive consideration of the post-April 2005 periodic payment regime and particular consideration of the decision of the Court of Appeal in Thompstone v. Tameside * A Practitioner's insight into the complexity of the deduction of state benefits in high value claims with particular reference to the decision in Crofton v. National Health Service Litigation Authority * A helpful guide for practitioners to the assessment of general damages utilising the JSB Guidelines, Eighth edition * A comprehensive review of all the up-to-date authorities on assessment of damages, both special and future loss, in personal injury claims The book is part of the Common Law menu which is supported by annual updates.